On Friday (Nov 6) the civil rights icon's county in Georgia tipped Democratic nominee Joe Biden into the lead in the state as mail-in ballots, continued to be counted from the area. As previously reported, at about 4:30 a.m. on Friday, a release of ballots counted in Clayton County gave Biden a lead of 917 votes in the Southern state, pushing his lead out to 1,096 votes after another batch of ballot results came in at about 6 a.m.
While delivering the eulogy for the late, great John Lewis, President Obama made use of the moment to blast President Donald Trump and the GOP in eloquent fashion.
At the site of the so-called "Bloody Sunday" incident which changed the course of history in the nation, the heroic congressman and civil rights icon was properly honored.
For much of his life, John Lewis has been a servant to the people and a tireless voice of justice for Black America. Today, the world is gathered in mourning after news the Atlanta congressman and civil rights movement icon has passed away.
As the high stakes race for the Democratic Party nomination still rages on despite stalling due to the coronavirus situation, the civil rights icon's endorsement is a game-changer.
Rep. John Lewis is, without a doubt, one of the most recognizable and respected members of Congress, and new about his health status has many rallying in support. Lewis shared that he is currently battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer and Twitter is joined in saluting the Civil Rights Movement legend.
Longtime U.S. Congressman John Lewis is a triple OG when it comes to both politics and his earlier involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Lewis has opted to skip a weekend opening ceremony of a Mississippi civil rights museum because President Donald Trump would be in attendance, and the White House’s press secretary Sarah Huckabee […]
As Bill Duke famously said in Menace II Society, Donald Trump “done f*cked up now” by attacking civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis. The President-Elect’s attack against Lewis was met with resistance by supporters on Twitter, who called to attention the congressman’s long record in fighting injustice.